News

OSU Extension Service and agricultural research news

The Extension and Experiment Station Communications (EESC) department writes news releases about OSU’s agricultural research as well as the various programs offered by the university’s Extension Service. Below is an archive of these stories as well as a list of stories published in the media about Extension. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

October 15, 2004

The Oregon State University Extension Service honored several supporters and cooperators during an Extension conference held recently at OSU.

October 11, 2004

Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center is hosting the Portland Food Fight to bring the Northwest’s best food ideas to market.

October 8, 2004

Two animal scientists from the Oregon State University Extension Service recently returned from a September trip to the former Soviet Republic of Uzbekistan to help livestock ranchers increase production.

October 6, 2004

An OSU soil scientist has discovered that adding additional organic matter to Oregon’s forest soils may actually increase rather than hinder the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 18, 2014

Need a summer cover crop to add nutrients to your garden's soil? Try planting buckwheat.

July 10, 2014

Many people pay more attention than usual to their roofs in the summer and fall as trees overhang, leaves pile up and fall rains are just around the corner.

July 3, 2014

What to do about garden pests, including insects, plant diseases and weeds, can be a challenge for gardeners who want to effectively manage the pests without damage to the environment and human health.

June 27, 2014

Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.

June 20, 2014

Avoid watering in the late afternoon so that the foliage is dry going into the night.